GRE Word List


cure-all; remedy for all diseases

The meaning of the word panacea is cure-all; remedy for all diseases.

Random words

elevationelevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
spruceneat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
lineagedescent; ancestry
embodygive a bodily form to; incorporate; include
receptivequick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
bogsoft wet land; V: hinder or be hindered; Ex. bogged down in the mud
nutritiousproviding nourishment
drollqueer and amusing
monotonysameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
gleangather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty